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Northwood Mayor Mark Stoner recently met with his department heads to brainstorm ideas to spur economic development in the city.

The result was Stoner’s economic development initiative for 2012.

Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian said at a recent council meeting that the city will be looking at possibly upgrading intersections from I-280 to Coy Road to ensure safety.

“We will be checking the intersections from I-280 to Coy Road because that is the section of Route 2 (Navarre Avenue) where we’ve had the most accidents,” said Seferian at a meeting on Jan. 23.

The Village of Walbridge will again seek applicants for the position of administrator.

Mayor Dan Wilczynski accepted the resignation earlier this month of Ken Gilsdorf, who had only been hired for the post in December 2011.

An Elmore company has agreed to pay $15,000 to the Business Software Alliance to settle a claim it had been using unlicensed software.

The BSA announced the settlement last week with Machining Technologies, calling it a “compromise and settlement of disputed claims” the company had unlicensed copies of Adobe, Autodesk, CNC/Mastercam, and Microsoft software installed on its computers.

State funds OK’d for studying turnpike options
The Ohio Controlling Board has given the nod to the allocation of $2.85 million for the state to contract with a Texas firm for a study of whether it’s feasible to lease the Ohio Turnpike and rest areas.

The board gave its approval to the Ohio Department of Transportation to contract with KPMG Corporate Finance, of Austin, Texas, to assist the department in evaluating options for leveraging the turnpike and rest areas.


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